The proposed Mosque stands as an affirmation of these values, resulting in a conceptual coherent solution, materialized in a logical and clear system. The proposal is the outcome of an intense research on the mosque theme, spanning from a profound historical study of cultural heritage, analysing the evolution through time, in the program, in the [...]
ARCHMOV shared with us their recent completed video 227 Flat. The house was designed by OODA and located in Porto, Portugal. The intention was to make use of void space and play with the light that strongly flows into the apartment… Read more in our earlier story here.
In Benguela, the second large metropolis of Angola, on the scope of the new masterplan in development, OODA designed a 26 story high building for different types of housing units in just one piece. + Project facts BENGUELA 88 Benguela, Angola Team: Diogo Brito, Rodrigo Vilas-Boas, Francisco Lencastre, Duarte Fontes, Francisca Santos Type: Proposal Client: [...]
One of the most demanding tasks in Porto nowadays is the intervention on the major amount of old and historical buildings of Porto downtown which are unnocupied in large percentage of the central urban fabric. This project aims that general emergency and is a recovery of a 18th century building to convert into a 18 [...]
OODA recently has completed 227 FLAT in Porto, Portugal. In a place nearby the sea in Porto, we had the chance to design a complete transformation of a two story apartment. It was our intention to play with the light that strongly flows into the apartment merging it with new program needs. The relation between [...]
The design of the proposal was instinctively developed under basic and determinant assumptions reflected from the local. Water, rurality, urbanity and cultural habits and traditions. We have tried to form an interactive balance among all the premises and found in nature a conceptual framework that served as a starting point for the formalization of our [...]
Portuguese-based architectural design office OODA & OOIIO win Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition. The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taiwan’s new spirit. The Tower was planned to be at least 300-meter [...]